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AFU eliminated 280 invaders in the Tavria sector over the last day

Jun 22, 2023

Ukrainian defense forces in the Tavriya sector destroyed 280 Russian occupiers and 68 pieces of weapons and military equipment over the last day.


This was reported on Facebook by the spokesman of the joint press center of the Tauride Defense Forces Valeriy Shershen.

"Missile and artillery units of the Tauride Defense Forces carried out 1119 firing missions over the last day. Over the last day, enemy losses in killed and wounded amounted to over 280 occupants. Moreover, 68 units of enemy weapons and military equipment were destroyed and damaged," said the spokesman.

He clarified that these are 6 tanks, 13 infantry fighting vehicles, 25 2S19 Msta-S howitzers, 4 2A65 Msta-B howitzers, 2 Strela anti-aircraft missile systems, five 2S5 Hyacinth self-propelled artillery systems, 2 Peony self-propelled artillery systems, and a Zoo radar. In addition, three SuperCam and Orlan 10 drones were destroyed. Three enemy ammunition storage sites were also destroyed.

"Over the past day, the Tauride Defense Forces concentrated on offensives to the south in the Berdiansk and Melitopol sectors. Heavy fighting continues here for literally every meter of Ukrainian land, namely the vector of our attacks: Novodanilovka, Robotyne, Mala Tokmachka, Verbove, Vilne Pole, Makarivka. We have partial success, we are consolidating our positions," said the spokesman.

He noted that the enemy is trying to prevent the advance of Ukrainian troops and is suffering heavy losses.

At the same time, in the east of the Donetsk region, the invaders continue to attack from the flanks, trying to seize Maryinka and create conditions for covering Avdiivka, which is in line with the strategy of Russian troops to reach the administrative borders of Donetsk region.

Ukrainian defense forces in the Tauride sector are reliably defending the area of Maryinka, having repelled 11 enemy attacks during the day and at night, the spokesman said.

Author - Serhii Kolomiets, 22/06/2023

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